Romney is too distinguished by his success, by his good looks, his clean living and picture-perfect family to be the vehicle through which a mass of today's Americans express themselves in politics ... We can forgive riches (George W. Bush), or a little vice (Clinton), or a good family life (Obama), so long as there is a little tinge of the frathouse or at least a cigarette habit to offset it. In a society that assumes equality — that we're all basically the same — Mitt Romney just stands a little too tall and straight . . . It would be better for him if he was cheating on his taxes a little.
Since Gabriel Gomez and Mitt Romney have identical positions on so many issues, we figured we'd get ‘Mitt’ out to campaign for Mr. Gomez. They both support Big Oil and refuse to support meaningful solutions to climate change.More quotes »
Ponnuru: The real reason young people don't like Republicans
Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential candidate, won among voters over the age of 30, but lost younger voters by 23 points. That statistic has gotten a lot of attention from Republicans, especially since they have now lost young voters in three presidential Read more »
Mitt Romney, Mickey Mouse outvoted for Massapequa school board
2011, with 223.One vote was cast for Mickey Mouse. The famous rodents support matched that of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who also got one vote. Since neither is a district resident, they would not have been eligible to serve even if they Read more »
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The Risks and Rewards of Being First to Endorse an Assumed Candidate
from standing in the reflected glow of a winner. Those dynamics help explain why, by the time former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney wrapped up the topsy-turvy Republican nomination contest last April, he’d been formally endorsed by only 25 senators (slightly 7:36 PM from Roll Call Read more »
Dysfunctional Dems need more than hatred for Rick Scott
"Anybody-but-Obama" was a winner, as well. So they fumbled through their Island-of-Misfits primary and settled on Mitt Romney — a guy nobody really liked but who looked handsome, seemed saner than most of his competitors and, most important, wasn't Barack 7:21 PM from Orlando Sentinel Read more »
Writer: Mitt Romney lost because he's Superman; modern voters prefer Batman
since 1938 when Superman made his first comic book appearance, and that changing culture can perhaps help explain why Mitt Romney lost the 2012 presidential election, Washington Post reporter Joel Achenbach argued Friday. Superman has long been a challenge 6:02 PM from Deseret News Read more »
Chris Ernesto: Is Obama Really the 'Lesser of Two Evils'?
John McCain or Mitt Romney have gotten away with what President Barack Obama is doing? Where Democrats once feverishly denounced the actions of George W. Bush, they are now eerily silent when their own candidate behaves in much the same way as his predecessor. 3:13 PM from The Huffington Post Read more »
Welfare reform took people off the rolls. It might have also shortened their lives.
thought the bill changed the welfare system for the better, and only 17 percent thought it changed things for the worse. Mitt Romney certainly thought it was popular, as he purchased airtime for an ad that ( falsely ) alleged that President Obama has gutted 2:24 PM from The Washington Post Read more »